Cooking with Love

with Gianna Conte (Jan)

Cooking with Love

with Gianna Conte (Jan)

Almost done....needs to cook 5 more minutes.

Beef chili with vegetables

This chili is hardy and satisfying. You can make it spicy or not spicy. You can substitute ground turkey or chicken for the beef.

Come on, let's cook:


1 TBS vegetable oil

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/4 tsp minced garlic

1 lb ground round beef

16 oz can of tomato sauce

1/2 cup minced carrots

1/2 cup minced celery

1/2 cup green peppers

1&1/2 TBS chill powder

3/4 tsp salt

1 can red kidney beans, drained


Saute onion and garlic in oil. Add beef and brown until no pink is visible. Drain fat. Add tomato sauce, *chili powder and salt. Simmer with cover for 20 minutes. Add cut vegetables and simmer for 30 minutes.

Add beans, and simmer for 5 minutes.

Serve with rice or crackers.


*If you want to kick it up, add 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes or to your taste.


Browning beef. You can use turkey or chicken.

Here is a chicken version chili. I added a can of Mexican corn.